Science Sunday – The Digestive System

the digestive systemIf it’s Science Sunday, it’s time to learn! This month’s topic is the Digestive System.

Read About It

Why Do I Burp? https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/burp.html
Your Digestive System: https://kidshealth.org/en/kids/digestive-system.html
Your Digestive System and How It Works: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/digestive-system-how-it-works
Human Digestive System: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/science/general-science/your-digestive-system/
Mayo Clinic: follow the steps to see how your Digestive System works: https://www.mayoclinic.org/digestive-system/sls-20076373

Watch, Listen & Learn

Video: How the Digestive System Works: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwrsL-lCZYo
Video: Swallowing: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/anatomyvideos/000126.htm
Video: Tasting: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/anatomyvideos/000129.htm
Video: Peristalsis: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/anatomyvideos/000097.htm
Video: Heartburn: https://medlineplus.gov/ency/anatomyvideos/000068.htm

Play & Learn

Experiments

Making Poop! https://sciencejournalforkids.org/articles/lesson-ideas/digestive-system-lab/
Create a Stomach https://thehomeschoolscientist.com/science-saturday-the-digestive-system/
Make Your Own Vomit: http://homeschoolden.com/2013/05/06/digestive-system-hands-on-activities-esophagus-stomach-small-intestines/
How Long Are Your Small Intestines: https://www.kcedventures.com/blog/outdoor-stem-how-long-are-your-small-intestines

Fun Activities (coloring pages, word searches, etc.)

A Food Poem Puzzle: https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/healthy-living/food/food-poem/index.htm
Fruit & Veggie Quiz: https://kids.niehs.nih.gov/topics/healthy-living/healthy-eating/fruit-veggie/index.htm
Digestive System Coloring Page: http://www.supercoloring.com/coloring-pages/digestive-system
The Digestive System Word Search: https://thewordsearch.com/puzzle/2953/digestion/

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